Wood Sorrel

A small, pretty yellow wildflower – though you may just think of it as oxalis, a weed you pull from your lawn:

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Taken over the summer. It’s an in-between season here – the fall color is mainly gone, but it’s still warm, no hard frosts or snow yet.

12 thoughts on “Wood Sorrel

  1. Thanks – finding the right role for the background elements is what makes a simple image like this challenging. My favorite gambit these days is vaguery, melting the background stuff so it’s out of focus.

  2. Vaguery. 🙂 I like the sound of that, Tom. 🙂 I like the look of this too. I think the balance between the subject and the oof background blooms are very nice. It gives one a sense of the shape of the flower stalk without demanding too much attention.

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